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James Harrison Apologizes, Wants To Remain A Steeler

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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison issued <a href="http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=244600065567940">a statement on Facebook</a> yesterday, looking to put out a few of the fires created by <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/07/james-harrison-speaks-on-roger-goodell-in-mens-journal-interview">his Men's Journal interview</a> which ripped his teammates, the league & specifically Commissioner Goodell.

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James Harrison’s Hole Gets Deeper

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According to Drew Brees, the NFL Lockout is almost over.

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The James Harrison Vs. Roger Goodell War Wages On

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Since their victory over the Patriots in last season's divisional round, the New York Jets' Bart Scott assumed the title as the NFL's most entertaining linebacker with his comical and intimidating slogan <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/01/your-nfl-recap-the-divisional-playoffs#page/4">"Can't wait!"</a> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/james-harrison"> James Harrison</a>, football's public enemy #1, may not have had a defining quote in his interview with Men's Journal.

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You People Are Guests in Kevin Costner’s Corn

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<a href="http://www.funnyordie.com/">Funny or Die</a> has a knack for cramming as many celebrities as possible into three minute video, and today they've outdone themselves -- watch in amazement has Ray Liotta, Kevin Costner, Dennis Haysbert, the Were-llama from Twilight and half of professional football bring you a Lockout-flavored sequel to the greatest baseball movie of all time, Field of Dreams.

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Today In Sports: Nothing

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I just got back from the airport, and this is the post I keep behind the glass that reads IN CASE OF EMERGENCY BREAK OPEN, so here we are.

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No Deal, NFLPA Decertifies

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UPDATE: NFLPA Decertified.

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NFL: 18-Game Season Off The Table

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As the NFL holds America's sports pages hostage for the second consecutive week, one big development in the collective bargaining negotiations between the league and its players has come to light: there will not be an 18-game regular season on the horizon.

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NFL Negotiations: Where We Are And Why You Shouldn’t Care

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I just taped a podcast with Brad Jackson at <a href="http://newledger.com/2011/03/the-business-of-the-nfl-labor-dispute/">The New Ledger</a> discussing the NFL's labor negotiations with its players and the probability of a lockout, replacement players, and an 18-game season.

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Roger Goodell Would Buy That For A Dollar

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced earlier this week that he would give himself a pay cut in the event of a lockout.

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Doling Out Fines All Week Can Give You An Appetite

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Yes, yes, we know that it's Carl Johnson and Merton Hanks that handle the NFL's "disciplinary" issues; we know our way around the 17th floor of 280 Park better than most.

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Hot Reporter Upset About Being Hot

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SEXY UPDATE: For those of you that missed the gallery, enjoy.

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The Clock Finally Struck Midnight For Big Ben

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<a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2010/04/report-big-ben-to-sit-6-weeks-being-shopped-by-steelers"> When news surfaced that Ben Roethlisberger's lapse in judgment had became a <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/03/ben-roethlisberger-investigated-for-sexual-assault">recurring theme</a>, NFL fans have been waiting to see how Roger Goodell would handle it, especially after Big Ben was able to avoid criminal charges for the second time.

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Goodell Dragging Feet On Big Ben Ruling

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NFL commissioner and arbiter on good behavior Roger Goodell is still mum on what sort of suspension Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be receiving, but he has at least indicated that there will be one.

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GOODELL: ‘SKINS WENT BY THE BOOK

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NFL commissar and closet Pantera fan Roger Goodell confirmed today that the Washington Redskins were in compliance with the league's "Rooney Rule" as it filled its general manager vacancy <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2009/12/redskins-gm-resigns-team-still-sucks">with former Buccaneers GM Bruce Allen</a> earlier this week.

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NFL BRASS: RUSH LIMBAUGH IS ‘DIVISIVE’

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People are still going ape over shock jock Rush Limbaugh and his association with a group planning to buy the St.

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STALLWORTH SUSPENDED FOR 2009 SEASON

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Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth has received his punishment from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell: he'll <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=4396130">miss</a> the entire 2009 season without pay.

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“He’s Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack…”

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<a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=4356802">T.O. gave his take</a> on the matter, but Commissioner Roger Goddell obviously didn't take his advice under advisement.

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VICK WILL SIT FOR 4 MORE GAMES…OR NOT

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Aspiring to return to the NFL, Michael Vick met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell yesterday, and the big news coming from out of that sitdown was that Vick's suspension, <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2007/08/michael-vick-is-fd">imposed before the start of the 2007 season</a>, might be lifted after the first four weeks of the upcoming NFL season.

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VICK COMPLETES FEDERAL SENTENCE TODAY

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Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick completes his federal prison term today, where he's expected to shed the ankle monitor that he's worn since his home confinement <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2009/05/the-dog-killer-comes-home?cp=2">began on May 20th</a>.


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